Cedar Valley Hospice seeks volunteers, holds training

Cedar Valley Hospice is seeking volunteers from the Grundy Center area to donate their time and compassion to serve patients and their families.

Volunteers at Cedar Valley Hospice age from 17- 90 and come from all backgrounds. All volunteers who visit patients must participate in 16 hours of training to better understand the role of the staff and what services they provide to patients.

The next training will be held next week on Aug. 13, 15, 20 and 22 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Cedar Valley Hospice office, located at 310 E. G. Ave. in Grundy Center. All dates must be attended to complete the training. Times may change to suit all who want to attend.

Help change the lives of local families by becoming a Cedar Valley Hospice volunteer. For more information or to register, call Rhonda Hein, volunteer coordinator, today at 319.824.3868.

Established in 1979, Cedar Valley Hospice is the expert provider of hospice care in Northeast Iowa. As a non-profit, we uphold the highest standards for our employees who help families manage advanced illnesses and symptoms 24 hours a day. We provide care for all – regardless of age, diagnosis or ability to pay. Other services include: the area’s only Hospice Home, palliative care, adult and children’s grief programs, and case management for those with HIV or AIDS. Anyone can make a referral. It’s never too early to call and find out what resources are available to you. For more information, visit cvhospice.org or call 800.626.2360.